Thursday, January 10, 2013
As an extension of its holiday "price-match" policy, the store hopes to encourage business in their brick-and-mortar stores.
Thursday, January 10
According to a Jan. 8 Target press release, the store announced plans to price match top online retailers year-round, including Amazon.com, Walmart.com, BestBuy.com and Toysrus.com — including Babiesrus.com. If a shopper buys something at Target, then finds the same item at any of the above stores or a local competitor within seven days, Target will match the price. “Guests can confidently shop at Target every day for the best value in retail,” Gregg Steinhafel, Target chairman, president and CEO, said in a statement. “We know that our guests often compare prices online. With our new Price Match Policy and the additional five percent savings guests receive when they use their REDcard, Target provides an unbeatable value.” For more …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The Barrow Crossing shopping center proves a treasure trove of gift ideas for dad.
Father’s Day is rapidly approaching this Sunday, June 17. If you haven’t already picked up the perfect gift for your old man, you may want to make tracks to the Barrow Crossing shopping center in Bethlehem. With Home Depot just across the street, and a Target, Staples, and Belk serving as major anchors, you’re sure to find something that will make dad’s big day a little happier. If he’s a movie fan or pizza lover, gift certificates to Carmike’s Gateway Cinemas 12 or Stevi B’s Pizza might fit the bill beautifully. To all the dads out there, Barrow Patch would like to wish you a very happy father’s day! Sound off, Dads! Do you really want another tie or macaroni necklace? This is your opportunity to let us know what you'd really like to …
Friday, March 23, 2012
Barrow Patch readers shop at Target for children's attire.
Target takes the top vote for most popular place to buy kids' clothes in Barrow County. Click here to see the poll results. Love Target? Click here to leave the business some love on its business directory listing. We want to know why Target takes the cake when it comes to children's attire. Tell us in comments below.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Shop a bevy of local stores to find something special for your sweetheart.
Oh no, it happened again! I mean, wasn’t it just Valentine’s Day 365 days ago? That’s right — you’re not seeing things. The calendar reads in bold, clear print “Feb. 14 — Valentine’s Day”. In the event that you live or work in the Bethlehem area, there’s no need to worry if this day dedicated to undying devotion somehow slipped your mind. With a treasure trove of shops in the quaint downtown area and a handful of big box retailers nearby in the Barrow Crossing Shopping Center, it’s a snap to do a little last-minute shopping before you head home or out on that big date with your sweetheart. You could pick up a traditional box of chocolates from Target, fresh flowers from Publix and a lovely pair of earrings from Belk. If your loved one is …
Thursday, November 24, 2011
A line of shoppers started forming outside of Target at Barrow Crossing before 5 p.m. Thanksgiving Day.
A Westinghouse 46-inch LCD HDTV originally priced at $549.99 and on sale for $298 had shoppers lining up outside Target at Barrow Crossing at 3:30 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. Dacula resident Alex Hicks was the first person in line and was tucked into a sleeping bag he had brought along at about 9:30 p.m., as temperatures dipped into the mid-40s prior to the store’s midnight opening. Hicks was followed in line by a quintet — Snellville resident Garrett Lussi, Monroe resident Alex Haney, Gainesville residents and siblings Thomas and Kathryn Maxey and Marietta resident Kayla Bly. Each planned to purchase a TV, while Haney intended to pick up bed sheets and possibly a laptop. The deciding factor on the computer? “If I can run to it fast enough,” …
Friday, October 28, 2011
According to the Better Business Bureau, competition for seasonal jobs will likely be fierce, so applicants are urged to apply early.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
Friday, October 28, 2011
Many retailers are prepping for increased business holiday shoppers will bring and that means seasonal jobs are popping up in and around Barrow. According to the Better Business Bureau, competition for these jobs will likely be fierce, so apply early. “The holiday season will boost the number of job openings, particularly in the retail and restaurant industry,” Fred Elsberry Jr., president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau, said in a news release. “While the jobs are usually temporary, this is great news for struggling families and others who have had problems finding work.” The following are three seasonal jobs posted in Barrow Patch's Daily Dose for Job Seekers, an excellent resource for those searching for employment. The Better …
Thursday, October 6, 2011
The Target store in Bethlehem is hiring seasonal retail team members.
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Job title: Seasonal retail team member Description: The Target store in Bethlehem is hiring seasonal retail team members. Target team members are expected to deliver excellent service to Target guests, help keep the Target brand experience consistent, positive and welcoming and make a difference by responding quickly and responsively to guest and team member need. Qualifications: Applicants must have cheerful and helpful guest service skills and a friendly and upbeat attitude. How to apply: Click here to apply online or visit the Target store to apply at an employment kiosk.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
A little something from the Barrow County history books.
Did you know that the town of Bethlehem actually got its start as a small village in Walton County in the early 1800s? It developed from homesteads owned by members of the congregation at Bethlehem Methodist Church, established in late 1700s. When the Gainesville Midland Railroad ran between Gainesville and Social Circle in 1884, some forward-thinking brothers by the name of Beddingfield built the first store in the emerging town. This first store still stands today and once served as the post office. Other commercial enterprises around that same time were a blacksmith shop, a large general store, two banks, a drug store, a cotton gin and a warehouse. That very same year, the town officially adopted its name from the Bethlehem Methodist …